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Quick Glance at Federal Emergency Relief Funds & Key Staff Contacts - Federal Relief Programs

Quick Glance - Federal Emergency Relief Funds

Quick Glance at Funds

CRF

Karen Kusiak
Karen.Kusiak@maine.gov


EANS

Kevin Harrington
GEER and EANS Coordinator
kevin.harrington@maine.gov


Reimbursement Questions

Maisha Asha
Financial Analyst - Office of Federal Relief Program Reimbursement Coordinator
Maisha.Asha@maine.gov

 

Coronavirus Relief Fund - CRF

Allocation

 

Budget and Invoices
Guidance

ESSER Information

General Information
Office Hours and Newsletters
  • Office Hour, July 1, 2021 - ARP Purpose, Requirements, and Application Process Slide Presentation (PPT) ARP answers to questions from chat (PDF), and video recording  (YouTube video) (posted July 7, 2021)
  • Office Hour, July 15, 2021 - ARP ESSER Application Training, Slide Presentation (PPT), Responses to the chat box questions (PDF), and video recording (1:01.43), (YouTube video) (posted July 23, 2021)
  • Office Hour, July 29, 2021 - ARP ESSER Application Training - 2, Slide Presentation (PPT), Responses to the chat box questions (PDF), and video recording (50:12), (YouTube video) (slides and video posted July 30, 2021; PDF posted August, 2, 2021)
  • Office Hour, August 12, 2021 ARP ESSER Application Training -3, Slide Presentation (PPT), Responses to the chat box questions (PDF), and video recording (YouTube) (posted August 20, 2021)
  • Office Hour, August 17, 2021 ARP HCY II Zoom recording (YouTube video) (posted August 19, 2021)
  • Office Hour, August 26, 2021 ARP application update and guidance - 4, Slide Presentation (PPT) and video recording (YouTube video) (posted August 27, 2021) 
  • Office Hour, September 23, 2021 ARP application updates and guidance - 5, Slide Presentation (PPT) and video recording (YouTube video) (posted October 4, 2021)
  • Office Hour, October 7, 2021 ARP Application Updates and Guidance - 6, Slide Presentation (PPT) and video recording (YouTube video) (Posted October 15, 2021) 
  • Office Hour, November 4, 2021 ARP Application Updates and Guidance - 7, Slide Presentation (PPT) and video recording (YouTube video) (Posted November 12, 2021)
  • Office Hour, December 2, 2021 Maintenance of Equity (MOEq)Maine ARP MOEq Tool (XLXS) (Posted November 30, 2021), MOEq slides (PDF), MOEq Office Hour recording (YouTube video), MOEq Tool walkthrough video (YouTube video), MoEq FAQ from US ED, MoEq Q & A from Office Hour (Posted December 2, 2021)
  • Office Hour, January 6, 2022 Completing the ESSER Performance Report - 9, CHANGES to Performance Report: Due Date and Performance Periods (PDF), Slide Presentation (PDF)(Posted January 6, 2022) Video Recording (YouTube)(Posted January 11, 2022)
  • Office Hour February 3, 2022 Slides (PDF) and video recording (YouTube)(Posted February 14, 2022)
  • Office Hour March 3, 2022 Slides (PDF) (Posted June 2, 2022)
  • Office Hour, April 7, 2022 Slides (PDF), Video Recording (YouTube video) (Posted May 4, 2022

  • Office Hour, May 5, 2022 Information for Business Managers Slides (PDF) (Uploaded May 5, 2022), Video Recording (YouTube) (Posted May 26, 2022) Answers to Chat questions (PDF) (Uploaded May 25, 2022)

  • Office Hour, June 16, 2022 Late Liquidation Slides (PDF)(Uploaded June 16, 2022), Video Recording (YouTube)(Posted June 16, 2022) 

  • Office Hour, September 13, 2022 Slides posted ahead of Office Hour for New Applicant Coordinators and Other School Leaders (PDF)(Uploaded September 1, 2022) video recording (YouTube)(Posted October 6, 2022)

  • Maintenance of Equity Webinar, September 8, 2022 slides (PDF)

  • Office Hour, October 6, 2022 ESSER Updates Slides (PDF), video recording (YouTube video)(Posted October 6, 2022)

  • Office Hour, November 3, 2022 ESSER Updates/MoEquity Slides (PDF)(posted November 29, 2022) video recording (YouTube video)(posted December 1, 2022)

  • Office Hour, December 1, 2022 ESSER Updates/New Invoicing Practices for Subscriptions Slides (PDF), video recording (YouTube video) (posted December 1, 2022)

  • OFERP Newsletter October 15, 2021 (PDF)(Posted October 15, 2021)
  • OFERP Newsletter November 15, 2021  (PDF)(Posted November 15, 2021)
  • OFERP Newsletter December 15, 2021 (PDF)(Posted December 15, 2021)
  • January 2022 OFERP Newsletter (PDF)(Posted January 18, 2022; Revised January 19, 2022)
  • February 2022 OFERP Newsletter (PDF)(posted February 17, 2022)
  • March 2022 OFERP Newsletter (PDF)(posted June 2, 2022)
  • April 2022 OFERP Newsletter (PDF)(posted April 19, 2022)
  • May 2022 OFERP Newsletter (PDF)(posted May 25, 2022)
  • June 2022 OFERP Newsletter (PDF)(posted June 16, 2022)
  • July 2022 OFERP Newsletter (PDF)(posted July 15, 2022)
  • August 2022 OFERP Newsletter (PDF)(posted August 22, 2022)
  • October 2022 OFERP Newsletter (PDF)(posted October 20, 2022)
  • November 2022 OFERP Newsletter (PDF)(posted November 29, 2022)
Waivers and Public Documents
Policy Guidance
Maintenance of Equity: Resources for SAUs and Data

ESSER Program Questions

Karen Kusiak
Karen.Kusiak@maine.gov


Equitable Services for Non-Public Schools

Shelly Chasse-Johndro
Director, Federal Emergency Relief Funds
Shelly.ChasseJohndro@maine.gov


Consolidated Application Portal Login and Account Support

Gary Seekins
GEM Administrator
support@gemschoolsoftware.com

EANS

General Information
Office Hours & Slides

EANS Office Hour: Invoicing, December 1, 2021 - Slides (PDF) and Video (YouTube video)(Posted December 3, 2021)

EANS Office Hour: Update, February 9, 2022 - Slides (PDF) and Video (YouTube video)(Posted February 10, 2022) 

EANS Office Hour: ARP EANS II Information, March 31, 2022 - Slides (PDF)(Posted April 1, 2022) and Video (YouTube video) (Posted May 4, 2022)

EANS Office Hour: ARP EANS II Eligibility, May 11, 2022 - Slides (PDF)(Posted May 12, 2022)

EANS Office Hour: CRRSA EANS September 7, 2022 video recording (YouTube) slides (PDF)(Posted September 9, 2022)

EANS Office Hour: ARP EANS September 8, 2022 video recording (YouTube) slides(PDF)(Posted September 16, 2022)

Key Contacts

Kevin Harrington
EANS/GEER Coordinator
Kevin.Harrington@maine.gov

Robert Palmer
Management Analyst
Robert.w.palmeriv@maine.gov